Barry O’Sullivan is the co-founder of Altocloud, a company focused on using artificial intelligence to transform customer experiences.

Barry served as Altocloud’s founding CEO, growing the business rapidly in the US and Europe until the company was acquired by San Francisco based Genesys Inc. in February 2018.

He spent most of his carer in Silicon Valley, joining Altocloud from Cisco where he was Senior Vice President and led Cisco’s Collaboration and Unified Communications businesses for over 10 years, growing revenue from $100m to over $4 billion.

Barry serves on the Board of Science Foundation Ireland and as well as being a non-executive Director of Asavie Technologies. A prolific technology investor, Barry is perhaps best known from the RTE TV series Dragons’ Den.